Pakistan, Islamabad News – The eight-member parliamentary committee constituted to select a caretaker prime minister was meeting here on Wednesday.
The treasury benches are being represented in the committee by PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, PPP leaders Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah and Farooq H. Naek and Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour of the ANP.
Senator Pervez Rasheed, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Sardar Mohammad Yaqoob Khan Nasar are representing the PML-N.
The committee was constituted on Tuesday after the prime minister and the opposition leader failed to reach a consensus on a name for caretaker prime minister.
Under the constitution, the parliamentary committee has to evolve a consensus on one name for the caretaker prime minister within three days and if it fails to do so in the stipulated time, the matter will automatically go to the Election Commission, which will have to finalise one name out of four, two each from the prime minister and the opposition leader in the NA.